The Shorter Ladies Society shall serve to encourage contributions intellectually, financially, and spiritually to Shorter University. Membership gifts will be utilized to support the daily operations of the Shorter Ladies Society, including but not limited to, meetings & events, identified campus enhancements and providing student enrichment which strengthens the Shorter experience.
Oversight of the gift fund will be provided by the Office of Advancement and will be managed by the Executive Committee of the Shorter Ladies Society.
The organization's leadership team includes (clockwise from upper left):
Mrs. Teresa Dowless, wife of Shorter President Dr. Don Dowless
Mrs. Hannah Epting, wife of Vice President for University Advancement Mr. Bert Epting
Mrs. Julie Martin, wife of Executive Vice President and Provost Dr. Donald "Skip" Martin, Jr.
Mrs. Becky Humphries, wife of Vice President of Student Affairs Mr. Corey Humphries.
We have a lot of big plans for the Shorter Ladies Society! Your annual membership will help us see these plans through to fruition and allow us to deepen and enhance the Shorter experience for our wonderful students.
The Shorter Ladies Society, in association with the Office of University Advancement, will provide a delicious dessert to your student for a small gift of $15. The money raised will go to future projects that will benefit Shorter students and the campus.
Below are the dessert options. If your child will need any special requirements, such as gluten free, please let us know.
Campus Work Day
Saturday, November 9, 2013
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Please feel free to come as your schedule allows. We will be painting so please dress accordingly. If it is a pretty day we will meet outside Sheffield Thompson, and if it is raining we will meet in the cafeteria lobby. We will have all of the needed supplies, water and snacks. The Shorter University Student Alumni Association (SUSAA) will be partnering with us on this day to help beautify our campus. If you can join us please email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know.
We will have the new Shorter Ladies Society t-shirts on the workday. If you are unable to join us then I will get it to you the following week.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
11:30 - 1:00 p.m. in the Eubanks Room
Our luncheon will feature our summer missionary students along with a presentation by Dr. Angela Haynes, Dean of the Shorter University Nursing School.
Prayer Walk and Dedication
On May 20, 2013 the Shorter Ladies Society hosted a time of prayer and dedication at the new residence hall. Members of the faculty and staff joined the Ladies Society's leadership team for prayer walk and, in keeping with Deuteronomy 6:9, wrote scripture verses on the walls, floors and door frames of the building.